Small Streams

Rising Credit Markets
November 30, 2008, 10:45 am
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As a corollary to Clay Shirky’s “collective action just became easier,” I propose “individual credit just became easier.” After spending 15 minutes on PowerPop reading about who did the sax solos on what hit songs, I’m beginning to think what was once obscure information will become equally weighted with marquee information. No doubt this is close to Warhol’s “everybody’s famous for . . .” quote. But given the choice of another American Idol or The Funk Brothers, television favors the idol, the internet favors The Funk Brothers.

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